As my feet hit the ground this Thursday morning, I wondered how I ended up here. Just three months ago, I was strategizing and believing for a Discipleship Making Movement to take off throughout the city of Khon Kaen, where we live in Thailand. Yet today, I find myself bundling up in layers so that … More Not a destination, but an invitation
Last night, although I didn’t want to, I knew that I had to set my alarm early for the next morning. I could feel my Maker calling me to come and sit in His presence in the morning. As the darkness of the night was lifting, my alarm pulled me out of my deep sleep. … More An on the way moment
I flip through my Bible asking the Lord to speak clearly to me during our prayer meeting. As I am turning the pages of my Bible, I feel the Lord press upon my heart to begin asking Him for specific things when we go out today. I begin to ask Him to somehow connect us … More This is what we do
Do we really want more of God, and are we willing to pay any price to encounter Him in new, powerful, life-changing and world-changing ways? I think we all need to ask ourselves this question. This has been burning within my heart for weeks now, and I want to challenge you guys to seek out … More Is Jesus worth it?
As the council considered the massive Persian army nearing their land, they hesitated in fear to face the largest military campaign in the world. The Spartan King, Leonidas, knew that it was necessary to face this army no matter what, because cowardice was not an option. He did face that army with 300 men, and … More Restoring Honor in the Church
We are making preparations for Thanksgiving this week, which mostly means thinking about all of the amazing food that we will share with friends. As usual, Christmas is trailing right behind Thanksgiving. In this particular season, some things that come to mind are: lots of amazing food, Christmas music, Christmas trees, crackling fires in … More Thanksgiving Service in Hell
What if what we know to be church is missing the mark? Check out this description of the church in Acts 2:42-47 “They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. … More What if church isn’t enough?
Our last post we talked about discipleship. As my eyes and ears have been intentionally looking for opportunities to implement the lifestyle discipleship we talked about, God has been highlighting different people in this city that He has been preparing. One of those people just agreed to meet up weekly with me to begin living … More They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts
Hello everyone, Chris here. Life has really started to pick up for us again here in Thailand, and with that, we are really pressing in to pursue exactly what the Lord has us here for. Most of you know my strong conviction about discipleship and reaching the entire unreached world with the Gospel. I know … More It’s like learning to ride a bike
As we prepare to head back to the States for the next 3 months, things have certainly been busy and crazy around here! Doors have been opening into our community as we are preparing for our trip. I have had the opportunity to meet with a local church here in our city to host … More Are we going to make it count